Suspended Driver’s License: How to Fix It

Suspended Driver’s License: How to Fix It

You just opened your mailbox to find a written notice from the Secretary of State: they’re requiring you to surrender your license. What caused this? How will you get to work with this kind of penalty? Here are the common reasons why the Illinois Secretary of State...
Understanding the Temporary Visitor Driver’s License

Understanding the Temporary Visitor Driver’s License

What Does the TVDL Mean for Undocumented Immigrants in Illinois? In Illinois, every resident must have a license or photo ID. In the past, if you didn’t have a social security number, you couldn’t get a driver’s license. Then, starting in 2005, documented immigrants...
What Are the Miranda Rights?

What Are the Miranda Rights?

You’ve just been arrested for disorderly conduct and you’re being led to the police car in handcuffs. The officer starts informing you of your Miranda rights. Just what are those rights and who was Miranda? Your Miranda rights are based on a 1966 U.S. Supreme Court...
You Have the Right to Remain Silent

You Have the Right to Remain Silent

In most TV cop dramas, the crime is solved when police finally get the suspect to talk—before a lawyer is called in. So you might think that if you’re arrested you have to give the police everything they ask for. But here are the facts, and your rights. What to do if...
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